Uber Losses (But China Gains?), Uber and Unit Economics, Reconsidering Uber

New Uber financials have leaked, showing more losses but perhaps unexpected gains in China. However, while it’s hard to gain insight without a view into Uber’s unit economics, that doesn’t mean the company shouldn’t be questioned.

Exponent Podcast: Shattered Glass

On Exponent, the weekly podcast I host with James Allworth, we discuss Opendoor: A Startup Worth Emulating. Listen to it here.

Tech and Trump, Tech and Politics

Tech executives are meeting with Trump, and it’s the right decision; now is the time, though, to establish the conditions when opposition is appropriate. Then, why technologists should not outsource politics.

The State of Technology at the End of 2016

The annual Stratechery review of the state of technology, and call to build products that unlock human potential

Slack + G Suite; Facebook Facing Board Lawsuit; Yik Yak Layoffs

Slack + G Suite is intriguing, but is it the end of the story for Slack and identity? Then, a new lawsuit against Facebook is a reminder that no outside entity has any leverage over the social network. Plus, how Snapchat took Yik Yak’s market and why it was still worth investing in.